Data-driven insights into the Colombian conflict: a statistical analysis of child soldiers trends in the department of Antioquia, Colombia
Witnessing armed conflict and violence at an early age can become a source of trauma for young people, which is why the protection of children in armed conflict is a NATO priority. Alice Farmer, a children’s rights researcher at Human Rights Watch, labelled child soldiering as “the Hunger Games of the Real World”. The reader […]
Fragmentation in policy making and poor investment in Energy Efficiency: how can data analytics help?
Energy Efficiency (EE) has come to be recognised as the ‘first fuel’ for energy. EE is seen as one of the three pillars of the UN initiative ‘Sustainable Energy for All’ and a major resource to reverse climate change and meet sustainability goals. However, it has been estimated that two-thirds of the economically-viable EE potential […]
Homelessness has become an escalating problem in the UK. According to Shelter 307,000 people are sleeping rough or accommodated in temporary housing across the UK and this number is set to rise. Although staggering, these figures do not illustrate the larger problem, as they do not take into account “hidden homelessness” where people are staying […]
Digital transformation can simplify and make processes more efficient, enabling local authorities and the public sector to assist citizens and those most vulnerable in society better. In the UK Government’s Digital Strategy there is focus on “Digital Government’, encouraging the public sector to improve its service delivery by optimising its use of technology, user interaction […]